Pirates' Francisco Liriano tops players in NL Wild Card win Tuesday, Oct. 1

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Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano, who led his team to a National League Wild Card Game win over the Reds, is Tuesday's Player of the Day.

Liriano gave up one run over seven innings in the 6-2 win over the Reds. The Pirates, by winning the one-game playoff, will face the Cardinals in the best-of-five NL Divisional Series beginning Thursday in St. Louis.

Liriano finished ninth in Box-Toppers player rankings for the season with 16.7 Box-Toppers points (see the top 10 list on the home page). He was sixth among NL pitchers and was the season leader in Box-Toppers points among Pirates players. No Box-Toppers points are awarded during the postseason.

Top player from each game 

Listed from highest to lowest Box-Toppers game score

MLB5.0Pirates 000000000Francisco Liriano (W, 1-0)7.041115